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Anthony’s breakthrough could lead to Olympic Games berth

Anthony’s breakthrough could lead to Olympic Games berth

22 February 2017

Moguls athlete Jakara Anthony is chasing an Olympic dream and with less than a year to the PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games the 18-year-old is stepping up at the right time.

Fierce competition for short track skaters in Sapporo

Fierce competition for short track skaters in Sapporo

22 February 2017

Despite best efforts Australia's short track speed skaters could not progress beyond the quarter finals of the men’s and women’s 500 metre events at the Asian Winter Games.

Testing conditions prove an extra challenge for Cross Country skiers

Testing conditions prove an extra challenge for Cross Country skiers

21 February 2017

Changing conditions have tested Australia’s three cross country skiers during the freestyle events of the 2017 Asian Winter Games.

In form Aussies ready for World Championships

In form Aussies ready for World Championships

21 February 2017

One of Australia’s strongest ever teams has been assembled to compete at the 2017 Ski Cross Country World Championships, and they will be looking for personal best performances when they compete from 22 February – 5 March in Lahti, Finland.

New softball partnership a step closer to Tokyo 2020

New softball partnership a step closer to Tokyo 2020

21 February 2017

Softball Australia has partnered with USA’s National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) for the 2017 season and beyond for eight elite Australian women’s softball athletes to play for the Chicago Bandits franchise.

Capponi races to a top seven finish

Capponi races to a top seven finish

21 February 2017

Australia’s sole speed skating competitor at the Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games has taken to the ice for the first time, mixing it with some of the best in the sport to come away with a promising result.

Mixed results for Australia at the Short Track

Mixed results for Australia at the Short Track

20 February 2017

There were mixed results for Australia's short track speed skaters on day one of competition at the Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games.

Slalom snowboarders wrap up competition in Sapporo

Slalom snowboarders wrap up competition in Sapporo

20 February 2017

Australia’s snowboard slalom trio have wrapped up their Asian Winter Games campaign with some solid results on the slopes of Sapporo Teine.

Wright endures to take third in sprint

Wright endures to take third in sprint

20 February 2017

Casey Wright has given Australia its first cause for celebration at the Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games, finishing third in the women’s 1.4 km sprint.

Two Aussies crowned World Cup Series Champions

Two Aussies crowned World Cup Series Champions

20 February 2017

Scotty James and Britt Cox have been crowned the overall World Cup series champions in their respected sports after both won individual World Cup gold this weekend.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Gallery | Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games

Did you know?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).

Did you know?

Gold and silver medals must be made of 92.5 percent pure silver; the gold medal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold.